DIN's Commissions advise the Chairman of the Executive Board. They coordinate activities within a specific area of standardization and network with other organizations.
DIN has several subordinate bodies called "Commissions" who specialize in a specific area of standards work. These Commissions
- provide a platform for the exchange of information between decision-makers in a specific sector,
- determine standardization needs within that sector and advise the Chairman of DIN's Executive Board accordingly.